Forrest Gump TL

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  • The Cold War

    The Cold War
    The Cold War, often dated from 1947 to 1991, was a sustained state of political and military tension between powers in the Western Bloc, dominated by the United States with NATO among its allies, and powers in the Eastern Bloc, dominated by the Soviet Union along with the Warsaw Pact.
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    George Corley Wallace Jr. (August 25, 1919 – September 13, 1998) was an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987
  • Joseph McCarthy - McCarthyism

    Joseph McCarthy - McCarthyism
    Joseph McCarthy was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957.The practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence.
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union.
  • Emmett Till's murder

    Emmett Till's murder
    14 year old boy , Emmett Till was murdered for whistling at a white woman. He was murdered by the womans husband & his friends.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The ensuing Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus, and then attended after the intervention of President Eisenhower.
  • The Space Race

    The Space Race
    The Space Race was a mid-to-late 20th century competition between the Soviet Union (USSR) and the United States (USA) for supremacy in space exploration.
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    The civil rights movement was a series of worldwide political movements for equality before the law that peaked in the 1960s. In many situations it took the form of campaigns of civil resistance aimed at achieving change by nonviolent forms of resistance
  • War Protest

    War Protest
    The Vietnam anti-war movement was one of the most pervasive displays of opposition to the government policy in modern times. Protests raged all over the country
  • JFK assassination

    JFK assassination
    The 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, was assassinated in Dallas, Texas during a presidential motorcade.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    He was the 36th President of the United States. Johnson succeeded to the presidency following the assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.
  • Hippies

    The hippie (or hippy) subculture was originally a youth movement that arose in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world. The word 'hippie' came from hipster, and was initially used to describe beatniks who had moved into New York City's Greenwich Village and San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury district
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X
    Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little, was a Muslim minister and a human right activist..
  • MLK Assassination

    MLK Assassination
    Martin Luther King Jr is assassinated.
  • RFK Assassination

    RFK Assassination
    U.S senator and brother of assassinated president, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy was shot and killed while watching through the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel.
  • Woodstock

    a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music".
  • Disco Culture

    Disco Culture
    Disco is a genre of music which was popular from the mid to late 1970s. The term is derived from discothèque (French for "library of phonograph records", but subsequently used as proper name for nightclubs in Paris. Its initial audiences were club-goers from the African American, gay, Latino, Italian American, and psychedelic communities in New York City and Philadelphia during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
  • The Death of John Lennon

    The Death of John Lennon
    John Lennon was an English musician who gained worldwide fame as one of the founders of The Beatles, for his subsequent solo career, and for his political activism and pacifism. He was shot by Mark David Chapman at the entrance of the building where he lived, The Dakota, in New York City on 8 December 1980. Lennon had just returned from Record Plant Studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

    Human immunodeficiency virus infection / acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a disease of the human immune system caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).